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Obviously we are not sure how things are going to pan out in 2021 but we have booked the venues for our World Textile Days next year in the hope that all will go ahead. Some of our usual dates have changed so get your favourite into your diary. All the details are listed below

We are hoping that some of our other regular shows will go ahead too. More will be added as things get clearer. Keep an eye on changes below.

19 Jun 2021: World Textile Day Central
Show
Kings Sutton Millennium Memorial Hall, Astrop Road, King's Sutton Banbury OX17 3PG
Sat 19 Jun 2021, 10 am - 4.00 pm
We have changed this World Textile Day Central to SATURDAY JULY 3rd 2021, as the Hall will still be closed on our original date. Save the Date!

We are not sure at this point whether we'll be able to put on a talk, more details nearer the time.

Come and enjoy this very enjoyable World Textile Day in the centre of England.

There is plenty of easy parking around the venue.

If possible tea and cakes are provided by Adele and her mum, and there are lovely places for lunch nearby.

Free entrance and amazing specialist textile stalls with plenty of seats. What more can you ask?

 

25 Jun 2021 to 26 Jun 2021: Woolfest
Show
The Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria. CA13 0QQ
Fri 25 Jun 2021 to Sat 26 Jun 2021, 10 - 4.30

This wonderful Show has also been cancelled again this year. This is bad news  for us as we always enjoy camping in the Lake District and meeting so many enthusiastic  textile and yarn lovers.  We will all be looking forward to 2022!

3 Jul 2021: World Textile Day Central
Show
Kings Sutton Millennium Memorial Hall, Astrop Road, King's Sutton Banbury OX17 3PG
Sat 3 Jul 2021, 10 am - 4.00 pm

We have changed this World Textile Day Central to Saturday July 3rd 2021, as the Hall will still be closed on our original date. SAVE THE DATE!

We are not sure at this point whether we'll be able to put on a talk, more details nearer the time.

Come and enjoy this very enjoyable World Textile Day in the centre of England.

There is plenty of easy parking around the venue.

If possible tea and cakes are provided by Adele and her mum, and there are lovely places for lunch nearby.

Free entrance and amazing specialist textile stalls with plenty of seats. What more can you ask?

 

14 Jul 2021 to 15 Jul 2021: World Textile Bazaar
Show
Hellen's Manor, Much Marcle, Ledbury HR8 2LY
Wed 14 Jul 2021 to Thu 15 Jul 2021, Wednesday 11 - 6. Thursday 10 - 5

A lovely 2 day mid week event in this gorgeous Manor House and Gardens. Stalls of exciting textiles, delicious lunches and workshops available.

I see that Jenny O'Leary - a fellow Batik Guild member is doing a workshop on batik on paper which looks really good. She is a great teacher.

It's a great day out if you can make it!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21 Aug 2021: Weavers Spinners and Dyers Fair
Show
Writtle University College, near Chelmsford, Essex CM1 3RR
Sat 21 Aug 2021, 10 am - 4.00 pm

We always enjoy attending the Suppliers Fairs at the bi-annual Weavers, Spinners and Dyers Summer Schools. There's a chance to look at all the exciting textile work which has been produced by the students in their busy week's classes, which is always really interesting.

We will be in with the other textile suppliers on the campus on Friday and Saturday. Open to the public on Saturday - come and find us!

 

4 Sep 2021: World Textile Day Wales
Show
The Minerva Centre, High Street, Llanidloes, Mid Wales SY18 6BY
Sat 4 Sep 2021, 10 am - 4.00 pm

A change to our usual March date - get this one in your diaries as we return to Llanidloes for our first show of the Autumn.

There is easy parking around town, tea and cakes are provided by the Quilters, and there are lovely places close by (especiallt The Great Oak Cafe) for lunch

We hope to have demonstrations by the Braid Society and the Quilt group.

Free entrance and amazing specialist stalls. What more can you ask? A talk or two? well we hope that we'll be able to do that too. More details nearer the time.

 

11 Sep 2021: World Textile Day Scotland
Show
Bridge of Allan Parish Hall, 12, Keir Street, Bridge of Allan, Stirling, FK9 4NW
Sat 11 Sep 2021, 10 am - 4pm

*** We have moved this Scotland Day back to Saturday September 11th 2021. **

Come and enjoy our one and only World Textile Day Scotland.

There is easy parking around town, and a very handy railway station within an easy walk.

If possible tea and cakes will be provided by the local WI, (fingers crossed) and there are many great places for lunch nearby.

Free entrance and amazing specialist textiles stalls, interesting talks (we hope to be able to provide a talk by then but if not we will do our best)  and plenty of seats.

What more can you ask?

25 Sep 2021 to 26 Sep 2021: Yarndale
Show
The Auction Yard, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 1UD
Sat 25 Sep 2021 to Sun 26 Sep 2021, 10 - 4.30 pm

All fingers tightly crossed that this Show can go ahead. It's our first year doing this Show and last year's was of course cancelled, so we hope to get to Skipton this year.

Information on the Yarndale website 

2 Oct 2021: World Textile Day West
Show
Saltford Hall, Wedmore Road, Saltford Bristol BS31 3BY
Sat 2 Oct 2021, 10 am - 4.00 pm

Last year we managed to put on a very pale imitation of the full blown glory of our World Textile Day West. We are hoping that by October we will be able to put on talks again - more details of those nearer the date.

Come and support us again and meet up with your textile friends.

Free parking at Saltford Hall.

Delicious food will be available, served up by the Saltford Community Association.

Saltford is very easy to get to by public transport too, it's on the bus route between Bath and Bristol

9 Oct 2021: World Textile Day South
Show
Brockenhurst Hall, Highwood Road, Brockenhurst, New Forest, Hampshire SO42 7RY
Sat 9 Oct 2021, 10 am - 4.00 pm

This is the first World Textile Day at this venue in the New Forest, so we are keeping our fingers crossed that it will be a good one! Especially as last year's had to be cancelled.

Hopefully by the Autumn we should be able to be back in business with our talks - we'll let you know nearer the time.

Come and enjoy this new World Textile Day South venue in this lovely little town. There is parking around town, and tea and cakes will be available, plus many lovely places for lunch nearby, with free entrance and amazing specialist textiles stalls, interesting talks and plenty of seats. What more can you ask?

16 Oct 2021: World Textile Day East
Show
Mundford Village Hall, St Leonard's Street, Mundford, near Thetford. IP26 5DW
Sat 16 Oct 2021, 10 am - 4.00 pm

We have decided that its wise to change the date of  World Textile Day East to October 16th 2021!

We hope you can still make it.

Hopefully there will be a talk - watch this space for more info on that nearer the time.

Tea, coffee and cakes should be available throughout the day at the venue.

There is plenty of free parking at the hall and the nearest station is at Brandon. Delicious lunches are also available nearby.

Come and join us at our very popular Show in Norfolk.